By Hawa Hassan.

In Bibi’s Kitchen: The Recipes and Stores of Grandmothers from the Eight African Countries that Touch the Indian Ocean is a look at the stories and recipes from grandmothers of eight east African countries: South Africa, Moambique, Madagascar, Comoros, Tanzania, Kenya, Somalia, and Eritrea. 75 recipes presented by Somali chef Hawa Hassan shares rarely-known recipes from matoke (stewed plantains with beans and beef) to kicha (Eritrean flatbread) and shiro (ground chickpea stew) and more.